Prayer is a tie, a relationship between man and God. Therefore, it is not just talk, it is a heart connected to a heart.
Of all the afflictions that burden the human race, there is not one, whether spiritual or bodily, that cannot be healed by the Holy Scriptures
A humble man who lives a spiritual life, when he reads the Holy Scriptures, will relate all things to himself and not to others
Food is not evil, but gluttony is. Childbearing is not evil, but fornication is. Money is not evil, but avarice is. Glory is not evil, but vainglory is. Indeed, there is no evil in existing things, but only in their misuse
Cleanse your mind from anger, remembrance of evil, and shameful thoughts, and then you will find out how Christ dwells in you
The purpose of God’s Providence is to unite, by means of right faith and spiritual love, people who have been separated by evil. To this end the Savior also suffered for us, “in order to gather together the children of God who were scattered” (Jn 11:52)
As it is impossible to verbally describe the sweetness of honey to one who has never tasted honey, so the goodness of God cannot be clearly communicated by way of teaching if we ourselves are not able to penetrate into the goodness of the Lord by our own experience
When one man helps another by word or deed, let them both recognize in this the grace of God. He who does not understand this will come under the power of him who does.
Whoever becomes a servant of God only fears his Master; but whoever has no fear of his Master, will most probably fear his own shadow.
Humility is least among men but precious and glorious before God